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Papalani Gelato

2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
+1 808-742-2663
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (58 reviews)
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2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After you've been touring or hiking around in Kauai, stop by this place in a shopping center just inland from Poipu for some nice fruity gelato. Good chocolates also, but they melt quickly here.

Thank D_PN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the Poipu Shopping Center. Wonderful flavors of gelato and chocolate truffles. Great staff. Gets very busy at times and is a very small store front.

Thank kathy52722
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In need of ice cream? My husband and I favor this place when we visit We went almost everyday and enjoyed a plethora of flavors all wonderful :)

Thank rufflife2215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They change their flavors out so if you go on different days you can try different things. Staff was friendly and let us try samples before we decided on a flavor. Had cookie ice cream sandwiches which looked amazing though we didn't try them. We...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our visits here. No seating, so you can enjoy the window-shopping along with your gelato.

Thank CaseyPVa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great gelato (just wish it wasn't so expensive--or that the scoops were bigger). I haven't tried anything that I didn't love.

Thank kc_60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here quite a few times during our week on Poipou. Their Gelato is so good. They have many Hawaiian flavors. They allow you to sample them as well. I always had something with Macadamia nuts or coconuts or both. My kid went with...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, hand made gelato. You can go sinful - filled with every type of candied treat you can imagine. Or you can go tropical - passion fruit, mango, pineapple, etc. But you can't stop with just one scoop. And you just may find yourself back...More

Thank joewilk1
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Was shocked to see Gelato in Hawaii. Our last family vacation was in Venice, Italy so we had plenty of gelato then. Obviously we could not pass up this place. I found the Gelato to be delicious and very similar to Italy and our family...More

Thank Greg O
Reviewed 17 May 2017

they have amazing flavors like salt ponds, and lilikoi chesecake, it's just pretty amazing in every way, go there everytime, get a 15% off card from puka dog!

Thank Justin W
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Average prices
USD 10
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9552
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Poipu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-742-2663
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Papalani Gelato Franchising Company is a family-owned and operated franchisor of handmade Hawaiian style gelato, coffee, and chocolate shops which is dedicated to sharing its hand-crafted artisanal Hawaiian inspired gelato, coffees, and chocolates throughout the state of Hawaii and beyond. Many customers rave that Papalani™ has the best gelato (Italian style ice cream) and best chocolate in the nation.
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